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The woman in Felida has been transformed. , question, In her case the somnambulic life has become " the normal life the second state/' which apat first in short, dream-like accesses, only peared has gradually replaced the first state/ which now ; ' REAI< GHOST STORIES 44 recurs but for a few hours at long intervals. Felida's second state is altogether superior to the first physically superior, since the nervous pains which had troubled her from childhood had disappeared and morally superior, inasmuch as her morose, self-centred disposition is exchanged for a cheerful activity which enables her to attend to her children and to her shop much more effectively than when she was in the Hat bete, as she now calls what was once the only personality that she knew.
And at Rochefort and I^a Rochelle, hands by great good of three physicians Burot, and Dr. Mabille tinue and extend the Camuset at Bonneval, Bicetre, fortune, he fell into the Professors Bourru and able and willing to con- observations which Dr. and Dr. Jules Voisin at had already made on this most precious of C REAI, GHOST STORIES 34 mauvais sujets at earlier points in his career. " He is now no Burot informs me chequered longer at Rochefort, and Dr. that his health has much im- proved, and that his peculiarities have in great part disappeared.
Any suggestion uttered by M. Janet in a brusque tone of command reached the Unconand other remarks reached the scious Self alone or awake somnambulic in the ordinary subject The next way. step was to test the intelligence of ; REAI, GHOST STORIES 38 hidden " slave of the lamp," if I may so term it this sub-conscious and indifferent executor of all that was bidden. far was its attention alert ? far was it capable of reasoning and judgthis How How ment M. '* There was no sign that the sleeper understood or heard and when she was awakened the events of the trance were a blank to her as usual.